milonga

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish milonga

Noun[edit]

milonga (plural milongas)

  1. A form of music originating in Argentina, Uruguay and Southern Brazil
    • 2007 January 26, Gia Kourlas, “Watching a History Lesson That’s Told Through Tango”, New York Times:
      In “Gath & Chaves,” a section named after a department store, women pose as mannequins but come to life to dance a tango, a waltz, a milonga and, finally, a mystifying number called “Hound Dog.”
  2. A dance which accompanies this music

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

milonga f (plural milongas)

  1. milonga (music)
  2. milonga (dance)
  3. (colloquial) porky, pork pie (lie)

Derived terms[edit]